Big Brother (UK)

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Big Brother was a reality television series in the United Kingdom which began in 2000. It was a version of the Big Brother franchise. Contestants must complete challenges while living in a house full of cameras. In some series the house is in London; in some series it is in Hertfordshire. In some series, the housemates are celebrities. From 2000-2010, it was shown on Channel 4 and was presented by Davina McCall; from 2011-2018, it was shown on Channel 5 and was presented by Emma Willis.

Series details and winners[change | change source]

Channel 4 (2000–2010)[change | change source]

Series Launch date Finale date Days Housemates Winner Prize money
Big Brother 1 18 July 2000 15 September 2000
64
11
Craig Phillips £70,000
Big Brother 2 25 May 2001 27 July 2001 Brian Dowling
Big Brother 3 24 May 2002 26 July 2002
14
Kate Lawler
Big Brother 4 23 May 2003 25 July 2003
13
Cameron Stout
Big Brother 5 28 May 2004 6 August 2004
71
Nadia Almada £63,500
Big Brother 6 27 May 2005 12 August 2005
78
16
Anthony Hutton £50,000
Big Brother 7 18 May 2006 18 August 2006
93
22
Pete Bennett £100,000
Big Brother 8 30 May 2007 31 August 2007
94
23
Brian Belo
Big Brother 9 5 June 2008 5 September 2008
93
21
Rachel Rice
Big Brother 10 4 June 2009 4 September 2009
22
Sophie Reade £71,320
Big Brother 11 9 June 2010 24 August 2010
77
21
Josie Gibson £100,000

Channel 5 (2011–2018)[change | change source]

Series Launch date Finale date Days Housemates Winner Prize money
Big Brother 12 9 September 2011 11 November 2011
64
15
Aaron Allard-Morgan £50,990
Big Brother 13 5 June 2012 13 August 2012
70
17
Luke Anderson £50,000
Big Brother 14 13 June 2013 19 August 2013
68
14
Sam Evans £100,000
Big Brother 15 5 June 2014 15 August 2014
72
19
Helen Wood
Big Brother 16 12 May 2015 16 July 2015
66
18
Chloe Wilburn £116,100
Big Brother 17 7 June 2016 26 July 2016
50
193
Jason Burrill £70,000
Big Brother 18 5 June 2017 28 July 2017
54
22
Isabelle Warburton £65,000
Big Brother 19 14 September 2018 5 November 2018
53
22
Cameron Cole £100,000

Specials[change | change source]

Series Launch date Finale date Days Housemates Winner Channel
Teen Big Brother 13 October 2003 17 October 2003
10
8
Paul Brennan Channel 4
Big Brother Panto 20 December 2004 5 January 2005
11
10
N/A E4
Ultimate Big Brother 24 August 2010 10 September 2010
18
14
Brian Dowling Channel 4

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